Fidelity bank card banner Emerald Energy Institute Camano banner

Soldier, 58 terrorists die in battle as military sustains clearance operations

By News Express on 23/03/2016

Gmail icon

Views: 1,866


In continuation with the clearance of the remnants of the Boko Haram terrorists, troops of 153  Task Force Brigade, 5 Brigade on Monday had an encounter with terrorists at Musari village on Monday, the Nigerian Army announced yesterday.

“During the clearance operations, a soldier paid the supreme price, while the troops killed 58 terrorist and recovered 2 hand grenades, 52 motorcycles, several bags of foodstuffs such as beans, onions, sweet potatoes and guinea corn, as well as cartons of fish,” Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, said in a statement.

He disclosed in another statement that the 29 Task Force Brigade troops have also been busy conducting clearing operations on the remnants of Boko Haram terrorists in their area of operations with remarkable success.

According to the Army Spokesman, “Within the last two days the units under the Brigade cleared the remnants of Boko Haram terrorists hibernating in the following areas; Abukarti, Baradili, Borgozo, Gaijaribul Abukar, Kolomi, Marguba, Umarumi and Yasori 1 and 2.

“The gallant troops also recovered several items including 1 single barrel gun, motorcycles, drums and bags of millet and dead cattle that ran into Improvised Explosive Device (IED) buried by the Boko Haram terrorists.

“Similarly, the troops detonated an IED in one of the buildings at Yasori 1. It was equally discovered that prior to the clearance, the terrorists have also been frequenting Borgozo general area which they used as harbour and staging area when conducting their nefarious activities.”

•Nigerian Army Photo shows a Boko Haram camp after being over-run and destroyed by Nigerian troops.

Source News Express

Posted 23/03/2016 05:15:21 AM

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
Three die after Somalia car bomb strikes EU...

Don’t avenge for us, Ijaw youths tell Niger...

NIRSAL launches north-south transportation of cattle, other farm...

EFCC arraigns 3 Russians, 8 Filipinos, others for...

PDP on self discovery for victory in 2019,...

Customs set for second e-auction

Untried Pro-Biafra detainees must not die in government...

RenMoney launches bundle offer financing initiative with Smile...

Abia royal father wants financial autonomy for LGs...

Navy arrests 19 illegal vessels

Nine family members killed in flood tragedy

Compensate victims of building collapse in Lagos, Ibadan...

 

Latest News BREAKING: Tribunal upholds Makinde’s election as Oyo Governor Buhari critic resigns 10 days after accepting appointment in Ministry of Budget Boko Haram attacks University of Maiduguri Militants point new path to Niger Delta development Obasanjo writes South African leader over Xenophobia Gov. Umahi appoints 180 additional aides FG extends border closure indefinitely 10,000 Nigerian girls forced into prostitution in Burkina Faso – Ambassador FUOYE killings: Fayemi directs commissioner of police to commence investigation Xenophobia: FG releases states of returnees Resident doctors demand improved healthcare infrastructure in southeast Falling container kills 2, injures others in Lagos

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (540,363 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (442,869 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (389,177 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (326,594 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (294,569 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (253,604 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (249,681 views) 10 cars more expensive than Jets (238,273 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (231,425 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (217,415 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (195,797 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (193,409 views)

 

CBN milk production

CBN banner advert

UBA Wise Savers Promo

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (102) Business & Economy (4,443) Business Verdict (80) Columnists (1,109) Complaints & Requests (96) Enterprise & Opportunities (215) Entertainment (664) Features (811) Global Business Monitor (442) ICT Monitor (63) International (3,953) Interview (203) Live Commentary (30) Love Matters (170) Maggie's Blog (410) News (51,360) Opinion (1,358) Pidgin (17) Politics (11,446) Religion (1,102) Sports (2,166) Stock Watch (39) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera